Mitt Romney’s $10,000 Bet, New Testimony in UK Phone Hacking Investigation, Avoiding Holiday Scams: Today on Here and Now

1:06pm: Mitt Romney is trying to downplay the $10,000 bet he offered to Rick Perry in Saturday night’s GOP presidential candidates debate to try to disprove Perry’s claim that he deleted parts of his book that supported a health care mandate. Romney laughed off suggestions that his pricey bet sent the wrong message. We’ll find […]

Rick Perry’s Flat Tax Plan, Japanese Governor’s Plan for Earthquake Reconstruction, Halloween Spending, and Rita Moreno: Today on Here and Now

1:06: Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry is hoping to lift his poll numbers and is rolling out an economic plan today that includes a flat tax proposal. It also includes private retirement accounts for Social Security and a lower corporate tax rate. He’s branding it the “Cut, Balance, and Grow” plan. We’ll learn more about […]

Christie Speculation Heats Up, Tech Jobs Grow, Wiki-Leaks Names Names: Today on Here and Now

Now that Florida has decided to move up its GOP presidential primary, the thinking is that New Jersey Governor Chris Christie will have to decide this week whether to throw his hat into the ring for the White House. While campaign watchers wait to hear from him, the other Republican candidates are keeping an eye […]